May 14, 2012

Tasty Tuesday - Olive Oil Granola with Goodies!


Granola Recipe with Olive Oil & Goodies

-3 cups of old-fashioned rolled oats
-1.5 cups of raw pistachios (or other nut)
-1 cup of raw pumpkin or sunflower seeds (no salt)
-1 cup of chocolate chips
-3/4 cup of pure maple syrup or honey
-1/2 cup of extra virgin olive oil
-1/2 cup of light brown sugar
-1 teaspoon of salt
-1/2 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
-3/4 cup of chopped & dried apricots (or other dried fruit)
-fresh ricotta for topping (for added flavor)
-fresh berries for topping (for added flavor)

1) Preheat over to 300 degrees.
2) Combine all ingredients except for apricots, ricotta, and berries in a large bowl.
3) Spread mixture onto a baking sheet.
4) Bake for 45 minutes - or until golden brown. (Stir every 10 minutes)
5) Transfer he granola into a separate bowl where you add the apricots.
6) If wanting to add ricotta or berries for flavor - add when you decide to serve the tasty treat!


  1. one word...YUM!!
    def gonna have to try this sometime!

  2. I linked up today!!! :) This looks sooooo good, I'm going to have to try it!!

  3. This sounds amazing and so healthy and full of flavor! Thanks for sharing!!

  4. This recipe is wonderful! Thank you!!!


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